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A double-decker horse drawn streetcar from the 1890's era will be Arcadia's float for the 1977 Rose Parade.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
October 7, 1976
Pages
p. A-1 drawing
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
October 7, 1976
Pages
p. A-1 drawing
Subjects
Tournament of Roses
Item ID
3348AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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"Sunday Afternoon, California, 1903," Arcadia's float entry in the 1977 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade, features a horsedrawn streetcar with passengers wearing authentic period costumes.

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Date
January 1977

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Date
January 1977
Subjects
Tournament of Roses-Floats-1977
ID
1307
Collection
Photographs
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Monrovia Planet Building

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Monrovia "Planet" Building -- The Monrovia Townsite Committee offered E.L. Buck the landsite if he would start a newspaper. Buck built this structure on East Lemon, between Myrtle and Ivy Avenues; he used the first floor as a publishing plant and lived upstairs. The first issue of "The Monrovia Pla…

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Monrovia "Planet" Building -- The Monrovia Townsite Committee offered E.L. Buck the landsite if he would start a newspaper. Buck built this structure on East Lemon, between Myrtle and Ivy Avenues; he used the first floor as a publishing plant and lived upstairs. The first issue of "The Monrovia Planet" was printed on Saturday, November 10, 1886.
Item ID
46L
Collection
Paintings
Images
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County area near Monrovia

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 12, 1972 p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 12, 1972 p. 1
Subjects
Annexation (Municipal Government)
Item ID
3575AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Monroe, William Newton. Monrovia

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Monroe House -- This is the home (known as The Oaks) of William Newton Monroe, a Los Angeles Councilman, who in 1886 bought 60 acres as a townsite and laid out the town of Monrovia, which was incorporated in 1887. It was located on Primrose Avenue.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Monroe House -- This is the home (known as The Oaks) of William Newton Monroe, a Los Angeles Councilman, who in 1886 bought 60 acres as a townsite and laid out the town of Monrovia, which was incorporated in 1887. It was located on Primrose Avenue.
Item ID
43W
Collection
Paintings
Images
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Monrovia will pay Arcadia $100,000 a year to have the Arcadia Fire Department dispatchers answer calls for the Monrovia Fire Department.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 5, 1993
Pages
p. H-7; Hometown section
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 5, 1993
Pages
p. H-7; Hometown section
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
173AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Profile of author and former Monrovia city librarian.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 20, 1974
Pages
p. A-6
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 20, 1974
Pages
p. A-6
Subjects
Arcadia Authors - Ainsworth, Katherine
Item ID
561AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Schools - High Schools - Monrovia-Arcadia-Duarte

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Contents
1. Lay corner stone for this fine high school tomorrow. News photo and caption, n,d, (circa 1926?) - completed 1928. 2. Fifty-Seventh Annual Commencement Monrovia-Arcadia-Duarte High School, June 1951. Last commencement for combined high school. 3. Arcadia students had been attending high sc…
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1. Lay corner stone for this fine high school tomorrow. News photo and caption, n,d, (circa 1926?) - completed 1928.
2. Fifty-Seventh Annual Commencement Monrovia-Arcadia-Duarte High School, June 1951. Last commencement for combined high school.
3. Arcadia students had been attending high school in Monrovia since 1920. History of Monrovia City High School by Thelma Thompson, former English teacher there.
4. Union High School at Monrovia. Photo and caption from rotogravure section of early Los Angeles Times (?) , n.d.
5. The Wildcat. Copy of school paper dated November 5, 1943. Gift received June 1980.
6. Copy of mid-year graduation program and commencement, January 28, 1943. Copied from the original loaned by Vera Van Houten Iwaaden in September 1980.
7. Help Arcadia Get Justice. Copy of hand bill for Arcadians opposing bond election for funds for a unified district. States that Arcadians pay a disproportionate amount - 41% of taxes with only 80 pupils in school against 330 from Monrovia and 25 from Duarte. April 1923.
8. Bulletin and Catalogue of Information, 1937. Copied from original in Rancho Santa Anita Scrapbook #1, p.101.
9. The Foothill School Bulletin, February 1938. Copied from original in Rancho Santa Anita Scrapbook #1, p.99.
10. The Foothill School Bulletin, January 1939. Copied from the original in Rancho Santa Anita Scrapbook #3.
11. The High School Bulletin, April 1940. Copied from original in Rancho Santa Anita Scrapbook #1, p.91.
12. Directory of Schools 1937-38. Copied from the original in Rancho Santa Anita Scrapbook #1, p.97.
13. Parent-Teacher Association of Monrovia-Arcadia-Duarte High School annual dues envelope for 50 cents c/o Lorna Frey. (Found in the American Rose Annual for 1948)
14. Girls Physical Education Department towel receipt dated January 24, 1944.
15. Welcome to High School, map of the school and The Merit System. 3pgs
16. MAD Forty Year Reunion book for class of 1948. 2 copies
17. Monrovia Arcadia Duarte High School Catalog of Information dated January 11, 1944.
18. MAD Wildcats . Three decals (transfers). c. 1943
19. MAD Information for New Girls. c. 1944.
20. Notepad and stationery pages of "The Wildcat" school newspaper.
Subjects
Schools - High Schools - Monrovia-Arcadia-Duarte
Item ID
220AF
Collection
Subject Files
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Schools - High Schools - Monrovia High School

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Contents
1. Thirty-second annual commencement - Monrovia High School, 1926. Copy of complete program, copied from original loaned by Adrian Winkler in January 1981. note: before M.A.D. was built, Arcadia students went to Monrovia H.S. 2. Monrovia High School history, from book The Schools in Our Town by…
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1. Thirty-second annual commencement - Monrovia High School, 1926. Copy of complete program, copied from original loaned by Adrian Winkler in January 1981. note: before M.A.D. was built, Arcadia students went to Monrovia H.S.
2. Monrovia High School history, from book The Schools in Our Town by Monrovia Students Past and Present, edited by E. Louise Osbrink, including cover image and some history of M.A.D. High School (Monrovia Arcadia Duarte H.S.), 2004.
Subjects
Schools - High Schools - Monrovia High School
Item ID
221AF
Collection
Subject Files
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Santa Anita Courthouse, located in Monrovia, which serves Monrovia, Arcadia, and Duarte, is being considered for shutdown by the Los Angeles Superior Court Executive Committee.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
September 19, 2002
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
September 19, 2002
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Santa Anita Courthouse
Item ID
30763AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Robert Zook, co-founder of Douglass and Zook Mortuary in Monrovia, has died at the age of 78. His is the second oldest business in Monrovia. The article includes a biography.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 30, 2005
Pages
p. A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 30, 2005
Pages
p. A4
Subjects
Zook, Robert ("Bob")
Business and Industry
Douglass and Zook Mortuary
Deaths
Item ID
29979AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia Datsun now negotiating the terms of an agreement with Monrovia Redevelopment Agency to move down to 924 West Huntington in Monrovia from its current location in Arcadia.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
October 7, 1982
Pages
"p. 1, 2"
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
October 7, 1982
Pages
"p. 1, 2"
Subjects
Arcadia Datsun
Item ID
736AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Mentally ill man Gerardo Cortez, 26, of Monrovia, is arrested for allegedly making telephone threats to shoot adults and children at a hospital, a mall, and schools in Arcadia and Monrovia.

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Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
September 21, 2013
Pages
p. 1

The lockup at Santa Anita Superior Court in Monrovia will close at the end of the month. The closure, due to budget cuts, will have a direct effect on the Monrovia and Arcadia police departments.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 19, 2002
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 19, 2002
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Santa Anita Superior Court
Arcadia Police Department
Item ID
24898AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Monrovia. Hotels, motels, etc.- La Vista Grande

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
La Vista Grande Hotel -- One of Monrovia's several early hotels, La Vista Grande "enjoyed much activity" and was used as a town meeting place for a number of years before it was destroyed by fire.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
La Vista Grande Hotel -- One of Monrovia's several early hotels, La Vista Grande "enjoyed much activity" and was used as a town meeting place for a number of years before it was destroyed by fire.
Item ID
45W
Collection
Paintings
Images
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Redevelopment area: Monrovia city limits to Baldwin Ave.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
February 4, 1973 p. 1 (studied)
February 8, 1973 p. 1
April 14, 1973 p. 1 (approved)
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
February 4, 1973 p. 1 (studied)
February 8, 1973 p. 1
April 14, 1973 p. 1 (approved)
Subjects
Community Redevelopment
Item ID
3880AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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A Monrovia firefighter, Fernando Rodriguez, 41, shot his wife, Katherine Rodriguez, and then himself in the parking lot of City of Hope National Medical Center. Arcadia and Los Angeles County fire teams watched over Monrovia after all Monrovia fire personnel were called in to hear the news.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 15, 2006
Pages
p. A1

Phil Monell of Monrovia is profiled in this article about Helen's Cycles in Arcadia.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
December 24, 2007
Pages
p. News 6
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
December 24, 2007
Pages
p. News 6
Subjects
Business and Industry
Helen's Cycles
Monell, Phil
Item ID
31042AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Monrovia has offered a compromise in regards to Hillcrest Blvd If Arcadia agrees not to construct barriers at Valencia Way and Hillcrest Blvd., Monrovia will install stop signs at two Hillcrest intersections to slow traffic on the boulevard.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
September 21, 1978
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
September 21, 1978
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Streets
Item ID
3272AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Firemen Local 986 of Monrovia has obtained a restraining order against the Monrovia Fire Department that precludes participation in mutual aid with Arcadia. Final determination of a solution should be had by March 12, 1974.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
March 7, 1974
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
March 7, 1974
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
1571AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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